You will have the opportunity to relax have fun and get your holidays fill of pure culture, history and scenic beauty in Bhutan.
(5 nights 6 days in the land of Happiness or the Last Shangri-la)
1 person= 1490$ per person inclusive of visa fee (for single traveler have to pay 40$ as surcharges per night) INR= 43812 per person
2 person= 1440$ per person inclusive of visa fee (for two travelers have to pay 30$ as surcharges per night) INR= 72625 per person
3 person= 1290$ per person inclusive of visa fee
INR=101437 for3 person
4 person=1290$ per person inclusive of visa fee
1 person= 1240$ per person inclusive of visa fee (for single traveler have to pay 40$ as surcharges per night) INR=
2 person= 1190$ per person inclusive of visa fee (for two travelers have to pay 30$ as surcharges per night)
More than 3 person= 1040$ per person inclusive of visa fee
|5 Nights at 3* hotel accommodation with WiFi (Luxury hotels will be charged separately)||Airline Tickets|
|Personal specialized English speaking guide & driver with SUV||Travel Insurance|
|Visa Fee||Meals, other than Mentioned|
|Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (excluding alcoholic drinks)||Various expenses such as room service, beverages, personal calls, souvenirs, etc|
|Tea and Snacks|
|All entrance fees & sightseeing including Monasteries & Dzongs etc|
|65$ Bhutan Government daily royalties which goes for free education and free health services for the Bhutanese people, and other taxes|
|Mineral water all time during the tour|
DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO – THIMPHU
DAY 02: THIMPHU
DAY 03: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
DAY 04: PUNAKHA – THIMPHU – PARO
DAY 05: PARO
DAY 06: DEPART PARO
SOME OF THE INTERESTING THINGS THAT YOU WILL GET TO WITNESS IN THIS TOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS :
> Meeting with Locals
> Get to Know about their lifestyles
> Hike to the Tiger Nest, the only monastery build in a stiff cliff
> Dochula Stupas
> Magnificent Dzong’s and Fortress .
> Views of some of the Highest peaks
The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular mountain flights in the world, with a constantly changing panorama of some of the highest mountains on earth. Our representative will meet you at Paro airport exit doors following customs formalities.
After lunch enjoy afternoon sightseeing around Paro, including a visit to the Ta Dzong Museum housing many religious relics, works of art and handicrafts offering a great orientation into Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious past. Next, visit the Rimpong Dzong to see the painting of the great saint Milarepa, considered as the master of meditation by the Bhutanese and believed to have attained enlightenment in a lifetime. Afterwards, drive to the capital, Thimphu (1.5 hours) following the Pachu River. Before dinner at the hotel there will be an orientation on Bhutanese etiquette by your guide. Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.
Once a rustic village sitting in a broad, fertile river valley, Thimphu is today the nation’s bustling capital. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten. This temple was first initiated by the Third King as a protection from the negative elements of modernisation, and as a monument to world peace. Continue on to 12th century Changangkha Temple and Drubthob monastery housing the Zilukha Nunnery.
Other sites to visit include: the School for Arts and Crafts where students are taught the 13 types of Bhutanese art,,the Traditional Paper Factory displaying the Bhutanese paper making process, and a fascinating replica of a medieval farmhouse at the Folk Heritage Museum. If there is time, you may visit the nursing pen for the Takin, the national animal of Bhutan, and Tashichhodzong, ‘the fortress of the glorious religion’ Tashichhodzong houses some ministries, His Majesty’s secretariat, and the central monk body. Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.
Drive over the Dochu-La pass (3,100 meters), which on a clear day offers an incredible view of Himalayan peaks before descending into balmy Punakha valley (about 3 hrs total driving time). The drive through the countryside affords a glimpse of everyday life in this most remote of Himalayan Kingdom.
Punakha was the ancient capital of Bhutan. On arrival, visit Punakha Dzong, the “Palace of Great Happiness” built in 1637 by the Shabdrung, the ‘Unifier of Bhutan’. It is situated at the confluence of the Mo Chu and Pho Chu (Mother and Father Rivers) and is the winter headquarters of the Je Khenpo and hundreds of monks who move en masse from Thimphu to this warmer location.
After lunch, enjoy a walk to Chimi Lhakhang, temple of the Drukpa Kuenly who is also known as the Divine Madman. He inherited the Divine Madman title since he revolted against the orthodox Buddhism in his time. He taught the people that religion is an inner feeling and it’s not necessary that one should be an ordained monk. He is also considered a symbol of fertility and most childless couples go to his temple for blessing. Overnight at your hotel in Punakha/ Wangduephodrang.
In the morning drive to Yabesa village and hike to through ricefields and up to Khamsum Yueley Namgyal Chorten, built by her majesty the queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuk. Perched high on a hill on the bank of the river, the Chorten houses paintings belonging to Nyingmapa Traditions.
Drive back to Thimphu where you will have an opportunity to visit handicraft and souvenir stores. Afterwards proceed to Paro, visiting Semtokha Dzong en route. The Dzong, built in 1627, is the oldest in Bhutan. It now houses the Institute for Language and Culture studies. On arrival in Paro, check into the hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Paro.
After breakfast hike to Taktsang Monastery. The trail is broad and the walk of approximately 2 hours uphill takes you almost a kilometre above the Paro valley floor (for those who cannot hike we will arrange a horse for transfer up to the viewing point). The view of Taktsang Monastery built on a sheer cliff face 900 metres above the valley floor is a spectacular sight
Breakfast in the hotel, then drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Tashi Delek!
Some of the sights/itinerary may change due to season, weather, national holidays, and special events. We maintain the rights to alter the itinerary since tours are made in advance and unforeseen circumstances that mandate change may arise. Itinerary changes are made to improve your overall travel experience in Bhutan
The driving and hiking times mentioned are approximate times and do not include breaks in the journey for sightseeing, photo/tea/meal/rest stops. There may be delays in transfer time due road conditions, road repair/widening works, inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances. During the treks/hikes, there may be delays or diversion of hiking trails due to trail conditions, inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Please note that at the moment there are numerous areas where road conditions are not very good due to road widening/repair works and you may experience rough and bumpy drives